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SUMATRA, F. Valentyn c.1724

NIEUWE KAART VAN HET EYLAND SUMATRA verbeterd door FRANÇOIS VALENTYN

J. van Braam et G. onder de Linden. Exc: Cum Privil. An early 18th century map of Sumatra and the southern part of the Malay peninsula in modern outline colour by Francois Valentyn is from his eight-volume history of the East Indies entitled Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien that was published in Amsterdam by Gerard Onder de Linden and the bookseller Joannes van Bram between 1724 and 1726. The work contained numerous charts of the major islands including this large map of Sumatra oriented with east at the top.

Excellent condition apart from the colouring, some of which has come through on the verso,

Measures 505 x 605 mm.

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